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1. Designating a consonant or consonantal sound directly following a vowel.
2. Of, relating to, or being a form of a linguistic element, such as a suffix or word, that occurs only after vowels.


(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics following a vowel


(ˌpoʊst voʊˈkæl ɪk)

immediately following a vowel.


[ˌpəʊstvəʊˈkælɪk] ADJposvocálico
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g) Nasals Intervocalic plosives > Prevocalic plosives > Postvocalic plosives (example: compare [aba] with [ba] with [ab].
For example, a stop is clearer in prevocalic position than postvocalic regarding its release burst.
A conspicuous areal sound change common to Tati is rhotacism of postvocalic d, thus, the endonym juhur < Pers.
47) points to the presence of the caipira /R/, both in the intervocalic and postvocalic position.
Firstly in English, there are no postvocalic Rs - for instance there is no 'r' in a word like gov-ernment.
He discovered that the pronunciation of postvocalic /r/ is an important sociolinguistic factor in that city.
Erickson (2000) presents summaries of the factors that affect segmental duration including speaking rate phonological/phonetic influences such as inherent segmental duration and the effect of a postvocalic consonant.
Luis's English (acquired as a pidgin on the plantations) contains elements attributable to transfer from Spanish (some lax vowels or schwas not realized as such), but other features (no postvocalic /r/) are present in Hawai'i Creole English.
Moreover, Cuban pronunciation, and occasionally written texts, intermittently interchange l and r (arma/alma); postvocalic and intervocalic d are often silent (pare[d]/calla[d]o); the letter s is habitually silent when not beginning a word (e[s]tamo[s]).
All Germanic variants mentioned in KLEIN (Bofa, bofa, boeve, boef, Buobo, Bube) contain a bilabial plosive followed by a rounded high vowel and a labial postvocalic consonant, which leads us back to a contracted form of an old variant of bojowiec and bojownik as the most probable source.
Four specific AAE features were investigated: (a) regular past-tense inflection [ed], (b) postvocalic consonant reduction /t/ and /d/ in final position, (c) devoicing final consonant /d/, and (d) /[theta],[?
The disappearance or weakening of the postvocalic r (non-rhoticism) used to be a shared feature in both vernaculars, but nowadays it is becoming more specific to AAVE.